Rebecca mayor resigns during city council meeting

Rebecca mayor resigns during city council meeting

REBECCA, GA (WALB) - Rebecca Mayor Mike Hasty read his letter of resignation at the city council meeting on Monday.

Hasty said he will officially resign from his position as mayor on June 30, at 4 p.m.

The meeting was held Monday at 7 p.m.

Once the committee had gone through the night's agenda, Hasty reminded the committee about upcoming events and then read his resignation letter.

Rebecca city attorney Cheryle Bryan said she believes Mayor Pro Tem Jimmy Wilkerson will take his place until the November election.

Bryan released the following statement concerning Hasty's resignation:

"The City has operated extremely well during the administration of Mayor Hasty. I am sorry that he will be leaving. He has done a yeoman's job in putting the city in good shape. He and Lynn Reed, the City Clerk, have done their jobs well in spite of several council resignations during his tenure. I am sorry to see him go, and his knowledge and dedication to the city will be missed."

A resident posted the entire meeting on Facebook, you can watch it below:

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